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Matthias Lonsinger is a Volga German.
Matthias Lonsinger has German Roots.
A48-3 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
B-990 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
Rus14-29 in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
Family #37 in the 1775 Grimm census.
Family #80 in the 1798 Grimm census.
Matthias Lonsinger was born in the Principality of Hohenlohe, Wurttemberg, Germany in 1723. The names of his wife and three children are not given listed in The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766.
According to the transportation list entry A48-3, Matthias, his wife, and two children immigrated to Denmark in 1762. They arrived at the Danish processing center in Altona on June 20, 1762. After leaving Altona on July 19, they arrived at their final destination of Flensburg, Duchy of Schleswig on July 24, 1762.
As of April 1765, he and his family lived at 1 Dans Hof in Colony F14, Koenigsheide in the district of Flensburg. At some point before 1767, he applied for permission to immigrate to Russia. The dates and routes of travel are not known. He and his family are not listed in the Kulberg Reports or the Volga transportatioin list.
He is not specifically listed in the 1798 Grimm census, but his son with the same name is. He must have died prior to 1798.
Matthias Wilhelm Lonsinger, son of Jonathan & Anna Maria Lonsinger, was baptized on 25 September 1720 in the Pfullingen Lutheran Church. He married Anna Barbara, and they had three children, each baptized in the Feldrennach Lutheran Church, southeast of Karlsruhe. [Since 1973, Feldrennach has been part of the municipality Straubenhardt.] Their children's names are: (1) Anna Barbara (born 12 February 1748; baptized 13 February 1748); (2) Maria Barbara (born & baptized 12 November 1749); and (3) Matthias Wilhelm (born 8 September 1753; baptized 9 September 1753).
Matthias Wilhelm and his family immigrated to Denmark (Schleswig-Holstein), departing from Altona, Duchy of Holstein, on 19 July 1762 under the leadership of Georg Jakob Seiler. They arrived in the city of Flensburg, Duchy of Schleswig, on 24 July 1762. They lived in Denmark until 16 November 1765 when they immigrated to Russia.
They settled in the Volga German colony of Grimm where they are recorded on the 1775 Census in Household No. 37. Son Matthias is recorded on the 1798 Census in Household No. Gm080.
Eichhorn, Dr. Alexander, Dr. Jacob and Mary Eichhorn. The Immigration of German Colonists to Denmark and Their Subsequent Emigration to Russia in the Years 1759-1766; Bonn, Germany and Midland Michigan, USA; Drukerei und Verlag Steinmeier GmbH & Co. Kg, Deiningen, Germany, 2012.
The 1775 and 1798 Census of the German Colony on the Volga, Lesnoy Karamysh, also known as Grimm; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Lincoln, NE, USA; Published 1995.
Pleve, Igor, Lists of Colonists to Russia in 1766, "Reports by Ivan Kulberg," Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation, Saratov State Technical University; Published in Saratov, Russia, 2010.
Transport of the Volga Germans from Oranienbaum to the Colonies on the Volga 1766-1767, translated and edited by Brent Alan Mai; Published by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1998, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mai, Brent Alan. 1798 Census of the German Colonies along the Volga: Economy, Population, and Agriculture, (Lincoln, NE: American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1999).
Parish records of Pfullingen (LDS Film No. 1569139).
Parish records of Feldrennach (LDS Film No. 1056809).